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All The Right Moves S 
Bag, The T 
Bicycle Club S 
Boing S 
Bourbon Sauce S 
Control S 
Flight of the Gumby S 
Green Piece, The S 
Hardcore Female Thrash S 
Jumpin' Ring Snakes T 
Just Another Glitch T 
Kaos S 
Lost Souls S 
Low Voltage S 
Ministry S 
Mo' Betta' Holds S 
Play it by Ear S 
Sancho Belige S 
Springer S 
Stop Pulling My Ear (Arppeggio) S 

Butcher's Branch Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05092, -81.07276 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 11, 2007
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Description 

Collection of sports climbs 5.9-5.13-
This crag holds climbs for every sport climber. There are super pumpy 10s long 5.9s, and super classic 11+s, 12s, and 13s.

This is an awesome place that stays cool during the summer, well, as cool as possible.

Seeps after rain for at least one full day.

Getting There 

park at rogers take west trail and keep heading downhill to the west

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.4 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Butcher's Branch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher's Branch:
Jumpin' Ring Snakes   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Flight of the Gumby   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   
Boing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Green Piece   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Low Voltage   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   
Springer   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Bag, The   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 60'   
Sancho Belige   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
Hardcore Female Thrash   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mo' Betta' Holds   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bicycle Club   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
All The Right Moves   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
Bourbon Sauce   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Lost Souls   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Control   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Ministry   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 55'   
Kaos   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 45'   
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Featured Route For Butcher's Branch
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling the roof on Mo' Betta' Holds, NRG

Mo' Betta' Holds 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Butcher's Branch
This climb is so much fun! Start by climbing up the small right facing corner to gain a stance. Traverse right and up a few feet to clip the second bolt with a fixed chain draw. Climb straight over a very shallow left facing corner (technical crux) to gain a nice stance below the roof. From here, follow excellent jug holds into the roof and head right using the large flake in the roof to gain a stance. Continue straight up, eventually finishing on the arete to reach the anchors. This is mo...[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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